Winter Storm Knife
Disaster Assistance & Unemployment Insurance:
US Department of Labor: Disaster Unemployment Assistance to allow for unemployment insurance benefits with special circumstances: Unable to reach work, workplace damaged/destroyed, or loss of employment due to natural disaster.
This will involve filing an unemployment insurance claim with the New York State department of labor. You can find some FAQ’s on the NYS:DOL website here:
State and Federal Assistance (NYS-DHSES / FEMA):